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Southern Governors’ Association Records, 1983-2010

December 7, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Southern Governors’ Association (U.S.)
Collection number: 5443
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Abstract: The Southern Governors’ Association, formerly the Southeastern Governors’ Conference, is a regional association of state governors that was founded in 1934 to represent the common interests of chief executives of the southern states and to provide a vehicle for promoting those interests. The collection consists of annual meeting transcripts and programs, annual reports, and other related publications. Materials span 1983-2010 and cover such topics as aging, agriculture, banking, business, climate change, diversity and Read more…

Blackwell Markham Papers, 1879-1988

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Markham, Blackwell.
Collection number: 5427
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Abstract: Blackwell Markham (1897-1977) was a general surgeon in Durham, N.C. He received his medical training at the University of North Carolina and at Harvard University. He served in the United States Army in World War II in North Africa and Europe. The collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, diaries, personal papers, a few business Read more…

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Films, 1951-1988

June 2, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: North Carolina. Dept. of Cultural Resources.
Collection number: 20448
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Abstract: The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is the state agency responsible for arts, history, and library programs; among its divisions is the State Library of North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources films collection documents a variety of Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

October 12, 2009 2 comments

Creator: Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.
Collection number: 3966
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Abstract: Arthur Franklin Raper (1899-1979) was a distinguished rural sociologist, civil rights activist, and social science analyst both in the United States and in other countries. Raper’s early career focused on analysis of rural Read more…

Richardson Preyer papers, ca. 1900-2004.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Preyer, Richardson.
Collection number: 5111
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Abstract: Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001) was a lawyer, judge, politician, educator, and civic and philanthropic leader from Greensboro, N.C. The collection documents the public and Read more…

Henry Smith Richardson papers, 1811-1999.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Richardson, Henry Smith, 1885-1972.
Collection number: 4283
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Abstract: H. Smith Richardson, born in Greensboro, N.C. In 1907, he became sales manager for the Vick Company (later Richardson-Vicks, Inc.), which his father founded in 1905 to market Vicks Family Remedies. Richardson was Read more…

Anne C. Stouffer Foundation records, 1960s-1990s.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Anne C. Stouffer Foundation.
Collection number: 4556
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Abstract: The Anne C. Stouffer Foundation was established in 1967 by Anne Forsyth of Winston-Salem, N.C., to promote the integration of preparatory schools in the South. Over its eight years of operation, the Foundation helped 142 students, chiefly Read more…

Daniel Augustus Tompkins papers, 1838, 1868-1920.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Tompkins, Daniel Augustus, 1851-1914.
Collection number: 724
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Abstract: Daniel Augustus Tompkins (1851-1914) was an engineer, manufacturer, publisher, author, and leader in Southern industrial development. A native of South Carolina, he received a Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…